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Winking Derby’s Mark “The Balloon Guy” featured on Tampa’s Mike Calta Show

Winking Derby’s Mark “The Balloon Guy” featured on Tampa’s Mike Calta Show
January 26, 2016 Mark Byrne
Mark the Balloon Guy shout out on Mike Calta Show

Who says you can’t do balloons on radio?

Featured on Tampa Bay’s Mike Calta Show, Mark the Balloon Guy is Winking Derby’s go to balloon artist for large events. The Mike Calta show is a Tampa based radio show featured on 102.5 The Bone, weekday mornings. While this is the first time doing balloons on the radio, Mark has extensive experience providing corporate and family entertainment through out the Clearwater and Tampa area for over 20 years.

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Mark the Balloon Guy is well know for his balloon sculptures and balloon dresses, but is also an accomplished magician. September 2015, Mark was the featured entertainer at the Simeon Rice Unsullied film premier party at the Nova 535 event space in St Petersburg Florida. Mark entertained hundreds of guests with his up close and personal comedic magic. Checkout our Magic Entertainment page to catch of glimpse of Mark’s sleight of hand and see a variety of other magic acts.

As you may have heard, balloon dresses and balloon style dress fashion is becoming more popular all over the world. At the forefront of balloon fashion in the Tampa Bay area is Winking Derby and our amazing balloon outfits. Winking Derby uses balloon dresses not just for costumes and entertainment purposes, but also for one of a kind fundraisers and charity events and Pop Promotions!

What do we mean by Pop Promotion? Pop Promotion is a charity event themed around balloon dress. Our entertainers will wear one of our magnificent balloon dresses to your charity event or fundraiser, encouraging guests to pop some of the balloons on the dress. Each balloon popped corresponds to a dollar amount – in order for a guest to participate, they must first donate the given amount to the organization or charity fund! It is a great ice breaker, and a fun light hearted way to engage your guests.

Mark The Balloon Guy Byrne is the owner and featured balloon entertainer at Winking Derby. Featured on NBC's Today Show and The Mike Calta Show, Mark is Clearwater and Tampa's premier balloon artist and magician.